The Gold Ring is an accessory found in the Castlevania series of games. It first appeared in Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, where it has no other function except than to have access to the Castle Center when it is equipped in conjunction with the Silver Ring while Alucard is in the clock room located in the Marble Gallery.
Its inscription says: "Wear...Clock...", and the inscription on the Silver Ring says: "...In...Tower". These inscriptions are a hint to wear both of them in the clock room, where Alucard first met Maria, and complete the whole phrase:
"Wear in clock tower"
The Golden Ring also appears in the Tiger Electronics handheld version of Symphony of the Night. It is given as a reward for beating the Succubus (Fake Sypha) and enables you to reach the Castle Keep, the final stage.
In later games, the ring increases the chance for a candle or monster to drop Gold. It did this in Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow and Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow (with a Defense boost of +1 in each). It replaced the Greed Amulet from Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance in this function.
The ring in Dawn of Sorrow can be found in a secret room located at the underground part of Wizardry Lab. To access this room, the last three digits of the current amount of gold the player is currently holding must end in "666" (a number commonly associated with the Devil).
In Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin, Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia and Castlevania: Harmony of Despair, it increases the quality of gold coins found by one tier per ring (money drops when the player's MP gauge is full). The default tiers are $1, $10 and $50 (along with $100 in Portrait of Ruin). Equipping this ring raises your tier by 1, stacking if another one was to be equipped. This granted the player $50, $100, $500 or $1000 in Portrait of Ruin. Order of Ecclesia removed the $100 coin from the default drop table, but in return, Shanoa can make use of a back glyph named Inire Pecunia to increase the quality of gold found by one tier.
Harmony of Despair features an item called the Daikoku Raiment that, when equipped, increases the quality of gold found by one tier. The raiment can only be found in the boss chest of Chapter 9 in Normal mode.
|Item Data: Gold Ring|
|Image||Name - Game
|Type / Users||Attributes / Consume||Statistics / Sell||Found||Notes|
|Inscription "Wear...Clock..."||Other (Ring)
|Find: Underground Caverns
|Effect: Opens door in clock room with Silver Ring.|
|Defeat her [Succubus] and the Golden Ring appears. Pick this up and it's on to face Dracula himself.||Item (Ring)
|Find: 3. Catacombs
|Makes enemies leave behind more money when you wear this ring.||Goods
|Find: Underground Cemetery
||Effect: Increased gold drop rate|
|A ring that makes monsters drop more money.||Goods
|Find: Wizardry Lab, via Subterranean Hell
||Effect: Increased gold drop rate.|
|A ring that increases luck with money.||Accessory (Ring)
|Sell: $25,000||Drop: Gold Skeleton
||Effect: Increases LCK based on accumulated Gold.|
|Luck increases with the gold in your wallet!||Accessory (Ring)
|Find: Kalidus Channel
||Effect: Increases LCK based on accumulated Gold|
|Inscription: Wear...Clock.||Relic (Ring)
||Special: Needed with the Silver Ring to get the Holy Glasses.|
|Ring that increases your luck with money.||Accessory
|Sell: (cannot be sold)||Rarity: ***